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About Bass12

Brass ensemble
Public liability insurance of £10 million
We are a riot jazz, brass covers band from Cardiff, guaranteed to get you dancing all night long.

Bass12 are a riot jazz, brass covers band guaranteed to liven up any event bringing huge horns, dangerous drums and sumptuous sousaphone to the dance floor. Influences: Youngblood Brass Band, No BS, Soul Rebels Brass Band, Rebirth Brass Band We play an array of well known tunes like you've never heard them before as well as some original tracks. We work on the principle that music should be danced to. If it's got high energy brass and percussion, you can't beat it!

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Christmas, Film / TV music, Jazz, Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Funk, Soul, Top 40, Tribute
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Example repertoire we can include
Ain't Nobody
All Night long
No Diggity
Sexual Healing
Take on me
Rather Be
Under the Bridge
Uptown Funk
Hackney Colliery; Africa
Youngblood; Brooklyn, VIP, Killing me softly, Human Nature pt.2
Rebirth; Feel Like Funkin' It up, Do watcha wanna
Soul Rebels brass Band; Sweet Dreams are made of this, Get lucky
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Our line-up usually includes, 2 saxophones, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, sousaphone and drums We can offer a Bass12 trio of sax, bass and drums to provide music earlier in the day or event in preparation for the main band. Both groups come with vocals

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Yes, we charge £50 per hour for this service

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time.

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Absolutely! If a song you would like to be performed is not in our standard repertoire list, Bass12 HQ can use their special Bass12 formula to write an arrangement and have it ready for your event for a fee of £50


From customers:

Cardiff S, 1 year ago

Couldn't recommend Bass 12 any more! Their performance was full of energy and really got everyone dancing. They were also very quick at replying to messages when organising the event and were punctual for set up, thanks for a great evening guys!

Holly S, 1 year ago

Thanks so much for your amazing performance at our launch party! You really created that fun, vibrant atmosphere that we were looking for and everyone loved your performance.

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